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    Oct 25, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 907 - Immigration Law Clinic

6 Credit Hours
The Immigration Law Clinic requires students to work 18 hours per week in the Clinic throughout the semester. The early classes will provide basic legal knowledge in substantive immigration law, including the Immigration and Nationality Act, the applicable Code of Federal Regulations, and Department of Homeland Security forms, applications, and internal policies. Classes will also be taught on subjects specific to representing individuals in Immigration Court, such as working with interpreters and the impact of the administrative nature of the court system. Readings in the course will be related to substantive law and will be taken from various sources throughout the semester. Guest lectures throughout the semester may include local immigration attorneys, interpreters, staff from the Immigration Courts, and attorneys with the Department of Justice Students will be expected to prepare for a substantive immigration hearing, appearances and filings with United States Customs and Immigration Service.
(DE) Prerequisite(s): 813.
(DE) Corequisite(s): 814.
Comment(s): Third-year standing required; second-semester second-year students may be eligible by waiver, space permitting. Students may not take 907 in the same semester as 947, 948, 905, or 949.
Registration Restriction(s): Law students only.



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